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DBMS > InterSystems Caché vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison InterSystems Caché vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

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NameInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMS and application serverOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.83
Rank#111  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#57  Relational DBMS
Score6.93
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.26
Rank#320  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachesphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperInterSystemsSphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release199720012011
Current release2018.1.4, May 20203.4.1, July 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnono

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